Valentine ‘s Day Decor – Wine Glass Candle Lampshades

With Valentine’s Day approaching, some of you may have already started thinking about what to buy or create for your loved ones for the Valentine’s, or what to incorporate in your home decor which would reflect the Valentine’s Day mood. Until yesterday, I did not think about any of the above. However, I created somethingContinue reading “Valentine ‘s Day Decor – Wine Glass Candle Lampshades”

A Banquette – Great Solution for Small Spaces

via The affordability of living large has decreased lately, and the downside of the economy is forcing people to opt for smaller, more affordable, living spaces. Small living space, translates to “small kitchen and dining area”, so everyone living in such a space wants to utilize every inch; hence, the banquettes come as a solution.Continue reading “A Banquette – Great Solution for Small Spaces”

Holiday Mantel – Silver & White with a Touch of Black

I did not know how much fun seasonal styling can be until I started making my own ornaments, wreaths and list goes on. For my mantel decor this year I made these delicate, starburst looking ornaments spray painted in silver. These ornaments served as a starting point for my mantel decor. I laid these ornamentsContinue reading “Holiday Mantel – Silver & White with a Touch of Black”

Eco-Friendly Holiday Decor

The Holidays season is all about the family gathering, festive home decor, Christmas tree and ….list goes on and on. Since being friendly to the environment is a priority for me, I added my eco-friendly practices to my Holiday decor. Decorating eco-friendly for me means finding more friendly alternatives available, so my decor choices doContinue reading “Eco-Friendly Holiday Decor”

A Reupholstered Wingback Chair

After a successful completion of the painting project of an upholstered wingback chair I was ready to undertake another DYI challenge; reupholstering a wingback chair. I have never done a project involving upholstery/reupholstery so to me only the thought of undertaking such a project was kind of intimidating. However, the wingback chair for this projectContinue reading “A Reupholstered Wingback Chair”

Small Bathroom Remodel Idea

Several months have passed since we have remodeled our bathroom, and I am very happy with the outcome of the remodel. The bathroom project was the costliest part of the renovation of our old house; however, considering the transformation, I think that this remodel was worth every penny. For several years the house was aContinue reading “Small Bathroom Remodel Idea”

Tea Light Centerpiece

Tea lights, known as the most inexpensive candles, are incredibly beautiful when it comes to decorating tabletops and creating mood lighting and festive atmosphere at homes and celebratory areas. There are endless ways to use tea lights, which make them a very versatile decorating item. Being as inexpensive as they are, most of us tendContinue reading “Tea Light Centerpiece”

Fireplace Screen Mini Makeover

Even though there is no snow and the temperature has not gone below zero as yet, evening after evening we are cozying by and enjoying the fire of our open wood burning fireplace. As much as I was enjoying the coziness of the fire, I was pretty much disliking the dated and unattractive fireplace screenContinue reading “Fireplace Screen Mini Makeover”

Coffee Filter Wall Art

Few weeks ago I was reorganizing my pantry, and I came across to a huge bunch of white basket coffee filters. I remembered that those, quite while ago, were mistakenly purchased by my husband who “forgot” that our coffee machine “accepts” only the cone ones. It appears that I have never returned them or threwContinue reading “Coffee Filter Wall Art”

Magnolia Leaf Arrangement For My Fall Mantel Decor

I find magnolia leaves breathtaking. They are shiny green on one side, and velvety, cinnamon brown on the reverse. Even the fallen and dried ones have that distinct rich shine and beautiful, beautiful fall colors. I do not have such a tree in my front or back yard, but luckily there is one in myContinue reading “Magnolia Leaf Arrangement For My Fall Mantel Decor”

Ideas for Customizing Ready Made Drapery Panels

Beside addressing the privacy issues and blocking the sunlight, drapes and curtains also ad warmth and style to any place, be it a living room, bedroom, kitchen, or any other place which needs a “dress up”. However, having them custom made will cost you a fortune, so these days people opt for ready made draperyContinue reading “Ideas for Customizing Ready Made Drapery Panels”